Many is the instance in which a Hollywood film is delayed, for any number of reasons. (Take a look at this month’s G.I. Joe: Retaliation, which was originally slated to open in June of 2012. It was delayed to be converted to 3D, of course.) However, fans of director Edgar Wright and stars Simon Pegg and Nick Frost can now rejoice: Their apocalyptic comedy The World’s End will now be opening two months earlier.
This weekend, one of Britain’s greatest comedy duos come together once again for Paul, about two comic book loving nerds who happen upon an alien that they befriend. Paul brings Simon Pegg and Nick Frost back together again after Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, to both costar and write. Paul features a cavalcade of some of today’s best comedic actors. But before you see Paul this weekend, you might want to check out some of their under-ranked films.
The most anticipated week of the summer is upon us, and even though the site has been around for a long time, I firmly believe this week was the reason Flickchart was invented. While we’ve been stuck with uninspired, one-sided matchups all summer: like Dinner for Schmucks vs Charlie St. Cloud, Salt vs. Ramona & Beezus, and Inception vs The Sorcerer’s Apprentice; we finally have a slobberknocker to debate. What else but Flickchart could you possibly do with your time after paying to see The Expendables and then sneaking into Scott Pilgrim vs. The World? Nothing, that’s what.
Since our public launch in September, we’ve grown to well over 40,000 users, and garnered a total of more than 60 million rankings. As we approach the close of the year, and the start of a new decade, we thought we might take a moment to showcase the Top 20 films that our users have deemed to be considered the best-of-the-best from 2000-2009. So without further adieu, here are the best ranked films on Flickchart of the decade:
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